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Leveraged Sellout goes to Silicon Valley Glad to see LSO posting again.. Ringing in the start of a new era.. 1 year 4 months
Debate of the Legends: "Anatomy of a...Hey guys, I came across this spirited debate conducted at Columbia Law School in the 80's boom years of takeovers and M... 1 year 12 months
Unsolicited reference letters??Hey guys, Has anyone sent in a letter of recommendation to firms that never asked for one? I'm currently post-interview with a ~15 person small IB and pre-interview with a BB. Andy or Patrick is willing to write a letter for me as a reward for my internship with WSO. My gut feeling is that... 2 years 3 months
MBA v. MSF v. Quant in a nutshell 2 years 3 months
To what extent does your F-1 status hurt your...Last week, I was called in for an interview at a boutique investment bank in NYC. After giving my spiel about how being an international student translates into a sense of purpose and adjustable personality, the first question I was asked by a partner at the firm was, “So, are you a green card... 2 years 2 months
3 Reasons Why You Should Sign Up For A Business...If your school has some on-campus presence of consulting firms or F500 companies, chances are, these employers are hosting business case competitions at your school. I have so far participated in two as a sophomore, one hosted by a Big 4 firm and another one hosted by a F50 company. And I urge you... 2 years 3 months
NFLX up 40%While AAPL plunged about 12% after a lackluster release of its earnings report, NFLX came out one of the biggest winners in Q4 with a staggering 40% soar from the previous quarter at $146. Facts: Netflix reports 27 million subscribers over the US, up about 2 million from Q3. Despite... 2 years 4 months
The Cost of Being DrivenHey all, I read a short article which made me think about what my priorities should be while I’m in college. After a lackluster performance last semester, I decided to really buckle up and stay focused in school this semester. While it is still early on, I can already sense some changes that... 2 years 4 months
Professional/Industry Experience Necessary To...From a glance, there seems to be a sizable portion on this site that eventually wants to start their own companies, or at least go into VC, after a banking/consulting stint. People cite various reasons as to why this path is ideal -- the broad exposure to industry, professional network, or buying... 2 years 4 months
Which Is More Prestigious: Modeling or Teaching?As the financial services and consulting industries scale back their college recruitment efforts since the big crisis, it seems an unlikely organization is filling the void: Teach for America . By adopting the recruitment playbook of Wall Street -- that is, laser-focus on target schools and... 2 years 4 months


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How does anyone save money in NYC? [quote=PhiPhi1868] Gangnam Banker: Sunday evening, March 1st.. Sir, have we met before? [/quote] Bradford? We must have met at University of Virginia.. 1 year 4 weeks
How does anyone save money in NYC? Sunday evening, March 1st.. 1 year 4 weeks
10 Quotations on Post-It NotesFortune favors the bold. 1 year 7 months
International rookie. looking to be drafted.If you are a non US citizen, the smaller bank route will not work. Also, Hult sounds like a complete waste of time and money. 1 year 9 months
Jobs for non-US citizens[quote=Matthew Kim]Hey I just got my bachelor in Korea and thinking about going to get my master in finance in US. I speak English fluently and English is pretty much my native language. I'm going back to get my masters in hopes to find a job their and settling in US. Is this a good way to fulfill... 1 year 9 months
Dress for small guys[quote=kidflash] Gangnam Banker: Agreed with above. Pocket makes no difference, it's a matter of taste. Also, whoever said don't worry about collar does not know how to pick out a dress shirt. Neck & shoulder fit comes first and foremost. Should be one and only one finger fitting in between... 1 year 12 months
Dress for small guysAgreed with above. Pocket makes no difference, it's a matter of taste. Also, whoever said don't worry about collar does not know how to pick out a dress shirt. Neck... 1 year 12 months
Ask Me Anything: I'm a Currency Volatility...Do you feel that the FX desk is comprised of people from int'l relations/macroeconomics background more so than other trading desks? Or is it just another asset class and you just need mathematical agility and general talent for trading like most other desks? I ask because I'm considering a grad... 2 years 3 weeks
Least prestigious ivy?Prestige is an ambiguous concept. But, if given the choice, I would choose Brown over Cornell. Cornell and its populace seems miserable in general. 2 years 3 weeks
Jobs for non-US citizensBig banks/Major consulting firms/Big 4 don't care that much about visa status -- given the int'l student speaks fluent English, which coming from Singapore you probably do. After that you are pretty much evaluated on the same basis as American students. Of course, ceteris paribus, employers don't... 2 years 1 month